Older People Who Succeed Later in Life

Think you’re a has-been, or that you’d sooner get your pension than your 15 minutes of fame? Fear not, because we’ve proven that you’re never too old to make it big!

Despite our misconceptions about when the right time is to succeed in your life, the reality is that success – much like love – comes to you when you least expect it. Unlike love, however, you need to work at it and make sure you’re prepared, and we know a few people that were ready to succeed, regardless of where they were in life.

We’ve put together a fascinating infographic on inspiring people who succeeded later in life, including some great icons from Ireland, Britain, Europe and America. From Charles Darwin to Ronald Reagan and many more, we’ve shown that youth is not always the key advantage to making it in the world.